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Murder at 1217 - Lisa E. Brown & David Ward Davis
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Series: The Strickland Files Murders, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,030. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The "Murder at 1217" will keep you awake at night. Someone brutally murdered Mishi Tayanaka, just plain murder wasn't good enough. Set in Music City, – “Murder at 1217’, is gruesome and puzzling. Was it a kill for the thrill, or love gone bad? This first book in the Author’s "Strickland Files" mystery series, will keep you guessing. Lisa and David get down and dirty with this one...
Surreal - The Hell in the Family
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Cynthia Meyers-Hanson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
IT'S A LOVE STORY, right? Then, what drove Annette to kill the person she loved? Read 'Her Story' to uncover some truth! AND- did Darin really murder someone? What really happened to his loving wife and daughter? Dig into his version of 'His Story.' How much of this saga is truth and how much remains the family's fiction? Read more to unearth the truth!
Texas Bootstomp Boogie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Brett Blue Blake's mother dies, he leaves his career as a stockbroker on Wall Street in New York City to put together a Country-Western band in Texas. He hopes to win the heart of the beautiful Laura Wynne, who he met when she visited New York, while searching for the family of his biological dad, John Blue, and for the man who killed his dad in Waco.
The Flower Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00 from 1 review)
Talia and Max seldom work together at a crime scene, but on this one they must, not just because of the lives lost or the way they died, but because of the memories the crime brings up. Now, Talia must employ her best forensics skills to solve the murder—and salvage her own memories in the process.
Dead Awakening: The Complete Lenny Holcomb Mysteries
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,520. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Lenny Holcomb is on the beat, death is only the beginning of the story. Reporter Lenny Holcomb speaks for the dead. He tells their final stories. He writes their obituaries. After decades on the obit desk, Lenny has learned to uncover something else - the dying secrets of the dead. This sends him back on the streets to take down the politically-connected power brokers atop PA's capital city.
Secrets of the Dead
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In his sequel to Fatal Dead Lines, real-life journalist John Luciew doubles the action and triples the suspense in his fictional media world. And the odds against Harrisburg, Pa., newspaper reporter Lenny Holcomb ever finding the truth couldn't be higher. It's a rip-roaring political yarn with an authentic, torn-from-the-headlines feel. You won't be able to put it down.
Gold Coast Murder
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Series: The Santiago Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,570. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The murder of Hailey Cashland, a Gold Coast Academy teacher leading a double life from childhood sex abuse to the skin industry and multiple loves, exposes a sordid affair. Smart and sassy Seattle detective Michelle Santiago deals with personal issues paralleling the victim’s life while searching for the killer, now a predator with two victims. This is the first in the Santiago Mystery series.
Zero Tolerance
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,920. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
From the author of FATAL DEAD LINES, KILL THE STORY and SECRETS OF THE DEAD comes a wholly original thriller in which nothing's as it seems. This nonstop race against the clock will test your tolerance for action, thrills and suspense. Because the task of reforming our youngest citizens has just become one evil man's excuse for violent retribution. And a young mind is a terrible thing to corrupt.
Killing Me Softly With Your Love (The McFadden Chronicles)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A serial killer is on the loose! But you may die laughing before the next victim is found. With the publication of Killing Me Softly With Your Love, a humorous mystery, award-winning author, Dan Anderson, takes us on an unforgettable romp through the noir underbelly of Southern California in the pursuit of a serial killer who murders his female victims in a most unusual manner.
Murder on Gosnold Island
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,350. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dealing with a terrible loss, NYPD Detective Paula Eichler comes to Gosnold Island to rest. No sooner does she arrive than she gets caught up in the first murder in the island's history. Unfortunately, all clues point to Alan, a man she finds herself falling in love with. Can she stay true to her determination to solve the mystery?
Northern Star
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Rich wild child Carrie Marchant has made a sexy movie with a former lover, who she calls her Northern Star. The clip has got into the hands of a blackmailer. Carrie isn’t too bothered but her mother Rebecca calls in Lucy to investigate. However Sara, Carrie’s elder sister, would much sooner pay off the blackmailer. Lucy begins to understand why as she opens the can of worms that is Carrie’s life.
Een Verstilde Hardloper
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Series: Marcel Sturing, Book 1. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: Dutch. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Een naakte vrouw, dood geschoten, ligt in een greppel. Politieman Marcel Sturing is als eerste ter plekke. De vrouw blijkt onbekend. Ze wordt niet vermist maar toch is er een misdrijf dat opgelost moet worden. Marcel Sturing gaat op onderzoek. Ook keert hij terug naar de plaats van het misdrijf. Daar liggen opeens opeens witte tulpen, netjes gerangschikt, in de vorm van een verstilde hardloper…
Homicide on the Half Shell
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,240. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Teacher Graham Spencer writes his first novel at Hood Canal. While crafting his tale, he uncovers a cold-case murder and becomes entangled in a local homicide. The reader becomes privy to both crimes. AJ Arthur includes humor and recipes to give a flavor of characters and locale. Romance was the last thing on Graham’s mind but becomes a perk in the form of coffee house owner, Kandis McFerrin.
Inconvenient Child
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Rusty Cullen is on the fast track to become the next President of the United States; that is until his illegitimate daughter shows up. All those who know the details of her birth begin to die, one by one until she is the only one left. She is next.
Lakedale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,430. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A body by a lake. A detective on holiday. Short-staffed local police. All this adds up to a case for D I Crown.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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The Church Choir Murders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,330. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013 by Itoh Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Take a trip through a church choir’s activities and performances, a true intriguing romance, a church choir retreat, some hot sex and all of the musical knowledge you learn from Ken, the protagonist, and the choir director, Jack Wilson.
The Vaporizer
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Series: Chase Dagger, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013 by Full Moon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nothing is as it seems in Cedar Point, Indiana. Three gang members appear to have died of natural causes. Then the medical examiner completes the autopsies and discovers the victims are missing their brains. When something strange rears its ugly head, the police turn to Chase Dagger.
The Running Girl
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Series: Jean-Claude Keyes Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,900. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this second book of the Jean-Claude Keyes trilogy by Bruce Barber and the late Virgil Burnett (as "Bevan Amberhill"), Claude and his Toronto editor are following his furniture to his new home in Stratford when a savage snow-storm strands them, along with a motley crew of strangers, at the Blue Bayou Motel just outside Stratford, where they become further inconvenienced by murder.
The Vanishing Violinist
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Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,910. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a rare Stradivarius is stolen at an international competition, and the seductive violinist who owned it vanishes, Joan Spencer’s daughter Rebecca’s amiable fiancé is the prime suspect. With her own fiancé, Lt. Fred Lundquist, working a fatal hit-and-run in town, it’s up to Joan to uncover the simmering tensions beneath the players and to string together a theft, a disappearance, and a murder.